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Wrapping Paper: Splat Painting

| October 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
Wrapping Paper: Splat Painting

Yes, the Birthday Season is upon us and with that we are once again in need of emergency Wrapping Paper – I never seem to be able to buy enough wrapping paper or get it in time.. so today we had a quick and fun DIY Wrapping Paper making session: Splat Painting! Great bit of […]

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Daily Creativity: Junk Modelling

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity: Junk Modelling

Welcome back to our little creative challenges, getting you and your kids to do more creative, but easy and open ended projects.  The idea behind “Daily Creativity“, is that you nurture you child’s creativity, with simple projects, requiring little set up time from you, as well as little intervention (just make sure they don’t eat […]

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Daily Creativity: Mix Media

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity: Mix Media

You may have seen some of our “Daily Creativity” posts before – they are simple posts showing different but VERY SIMPLE ways that you can nurture and develop the creativity in your children. The idea is to do things regularly – but simple. So that you don’t tear your hair out worrying about “set up” […]

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30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

| September 3, 2013 | 11 Comments
30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

We have been running a Kids Get Arty challenge now for well over a year. Every couple of months, we challenge you to look at a real artist with your child, discuss their work and then be inspired by their technique or inspiration to create your Art Projects for Kids. It has been a wonderful […]

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Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

It has been a while since I have posted a “daily creativity” project – we do a lot and I forget to write about it. They idea behind “daily creativity”, is doing simple creative projects on a regular basis. Sometimes suggested or set up by you the parent/ carer, other times letting your child lead […]

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Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

| October 28, 2012 | 11 Comments
Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

As you know there is always an “outcome” to crafts I share with you. Either we are making wrapping paper or something to play with or we are exploring and artists. But there are many things we do that don’t always “make it” to the blog, but which I believe are valid activities in their […]

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Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

| September 12, 2012 | 35 Comments
Kids Get Arty – Exploring Street Art & Banksy

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty – where every 2 months, we explore an artists, learn about what they do and have a go ourselves. Here we are looking at the British contemporary street artists, Banksy. Now I know that this is a little controversial. Afterall, street art (and graffiti) is illegal and often associated […]

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Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

| July 8, 2012 | 13 Comments
Daily Creativity: Nurturing the Artists Within – Memory

Today’s Daily Creativity (see below re info on Daily Creativity) topic is MEMORY! Memory is just as important to a creative mind, as imagination is. Well.. maybe not just as important. But very important too. Afterall, from memory we recall shapes and colours, things we have seen, like landscapes, animals and patterns. We recall stories, smells and […]

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Planting Creative Seeds – Organisation Your Art & Art Space

| January 16, 2012 | 13 Comments
Planting Creative Seeds – Organisation Your Art & Art Space

Welcome back to week 2 of “Planting Creative Seeds” – a collaborative effort between Alissa fromCreative With Kids and I. Planting Creative Seeds is a challenge to spark up your creativity – be it for yourself or with your children. Recap – Planning Last week, we challenged you to think about what you would like to […]

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Planting Creative Seeds

| January 9, 2012 | 18 Comments
Planting Creative Seeds

Planting Creative Seeds – so what is it all about? As you know, one of the aims of writing this blog is to get people crafting again – people who think they are not crafty, people who don’t have the time to be crafty, people who don’t know where to start or people who just […]

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